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From Evelio Quiros <evq...@fiu.edu>
Subject Re: Shibboleth user group creation and managment - Solved
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:37:04 GMT

Hello Josh,

Yes, that was the problem.
I updated index.php in the shibauth directory, and mapped the affiliation
attributes to the database.
Now it works again. Thanks for your help.

Al Quiros
Florida International University


On 8/1/12 4:36 PM, "Josh Thompson" <josh_thompson@ncsu.edu> wrote:

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>Al,
>
>There were not many changes to the code related to Shibboleth. It sounds
>like 
>Shibboleth may not be passing the correct affiliation information for the
>student user to the VCL web code.  You can create a file in vcl/shibauth
>named 
>shibdata.php with the following in it to see what is getting passed to
>the VCL 
>code by Shibboleth:
>
><?php
>print "<pre>";
>print_r($_SERVER);
>print "</pre>";
>}
>?>
>
>Then, open https://your.vcl.site/vcl/shibauth/shibdata.php with the
>problematic user logged in to see if anything is set for [affiliation].
>If 
>you do not, or the field is just an empty string, then VCL is not getting
>the 
>data from Shibboleth.
>
>Josh
>
>On Wednesday, August 01, 2012 5:06:34 PM Evelio Quiros wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> 
>> We just upgraded our 2.2.1 installation to 2.3.
>> 
>> Before update, students were able to login and be put into a
>> "shib-student" group.
>> VCL would have created the group on first login.
>> But after the upgrade, students can still login, but the VCL did not
>> create the shib-student group.
>> 
>> I added the group manually to the database as a federated group, but
>> student logins are not being put into it.
>> 
>> Staff can login using Shibboleth, and they are put into the shib-staff
>> group ok.
>> 
>> Did something change in the way VCL handles Shibboleth with the new
>> version ?
>> Did I forget to copy over a config from the old site ?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Al Q
>> FIU
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